Zip Code 24273 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNorton
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wise
Secondary County: City of Norton
Area Code276
Current Population:6262
Racial Majority:White 94.03%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$29036
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42640
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range2251 - 3071 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.95111400, -82.65377500

Zip Code 24273 Description

Zip Code 24273 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24273 is primarily located in Wise County. Portions of 24273 are also located in City of Norton County. The official US Postal Service name for 24273 is NORTON, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24273 are contained within or border the city limits of Norton, VA, Wise, VA, . The area code for zip code 24273 is 276. 24273 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24273 is 5.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24273 decreased to 6262 from 6392 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24273 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24273 public schools is White. 57% of students in 24273 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6525 94.03% 5750 +13%
 Black Or African American 291 4.19% 259 +12%
 Hispanic 82 1.18% 77 +6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.07% 7 -29%
 Asian 0 0% 59 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 103 0.52% 103 -65%

Zip Code 24273 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.4%
 Black Or African American 5.2%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 24273 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population62626392
Male Population46.80%
Female Population53.20%
Total Households2702
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29036
Income Under $50K Per Year70.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.30%
24273 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$144857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$25000
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24273 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23263340485660595342342742
Avg Max Temp (°F)41465564717780797465554563
Avg Precip (In.)4.544.274.413.954.834.834.894.053.552.993.614.2150.14
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours